Maintenance and inspection of overvoltage limiters
The complex recommendations for the maintenance and inspection of ZnO overvoltage limiters are specified in EN 62305-4 standard, where such control is divided into visual inspections. Alternatively, a complete revision, including important electrical measurements may be performed. This test is especially recommended in the following cases:
Above all, this check is recommended:
- if there were any changes in the protective elements belonging to the system where they are installed,
- during the periodic testing, at least once a year,
- after a direct lightning strike to the protected instalation.